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  1. davieh3350

    Super thick engine oil problem

    Big 200kva Cummins generator at work here has an odd thing going on with it. it’s been running around a year now, clocked up 9500 hours or so, been serviced usually to within 40-50 (It runs day and night so not long I’m going over) hours of its due times. went to change the oil yesterday, I’ve...
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    Another what’s this.

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    Argyll sports cars

    Got to meet a pretty cool lad yesterday. Stories he had were amazing. this is his creation
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    Lathe from Bath to Pitlochry

    Going to go look at this lathe In Bath in a few days time, then possibly another couple of machines further north. Want a rough idea of price to take it north. Over 3 tons and about 10 foot long.
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    What’s this?

    Any ideas?
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    “Different“ place to work.

    The folks I work for in Iceland are after staff to work in their cafe/restaurant/hotel. Would be a pretty cool place to go work for a season. Pay is ok, work doesn’t seem too hard, accommodation is ok, food is excellent, scenery is amazing. if you know someone who would like a job I can pass on...
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    Anyone got an empty workshop...

    I´m headed home from Iceland in June and I´m going to shift workshop from up in the hills to somewhere with a 3 phase supply, got somewhere in mind and it should be ok for what I want (I´m going to take a year or two out to concentrate on a few of my projects and do a few more tours back up...
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    Case study: Is she scared of getting hurt again?

    I like people and their behaviour, I like the woman, she has lots of good things going for her, don't think she does things for twisted reasons, but she's a tough one to work out... So... Been slowly getting to know a woman at work who's ex had cheated on her, we were getting on reasonably...
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    Repairing tenancies

    I think that's the correct name for them, but does anyone know about them for houses/farms (I'm in Scotland) There's a few farms with houses that are sat empty on a large estate here, the land is getting grazed by the estate at the moment. My idea was to approach the manager and inquire about...
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    Where has the page list gone

    When I look at a thread I can jump to new but can't see how to get to the next page or go back the way. Using a shitty iPhone
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    Fendt spares for Iceland.

    Anyone know of a supplier of new and/or used parts for Fendts that would send stuff to Iceland. When I was up there the farm I was at had a couple of break downs on their machine and there was no spares in the country, had to get sent up from the uk through their dealers, but I think they are...
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    Emails not getting delivered?

    How often do emails fail to arrive? Im using yahoo and I've sent a few messages in the last few months that go unanswered. Some were to bigger companies that were possibly not interested in the jobs I had for them, but friends I've mailed have never responded, my mother got one from me and...
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    Tipping the cab on a John Deere 6420

    ive landed up on a farm where they've a 6420 with a leak coming from a hose or something else under the cab. He's waiting for someone to come show/help him how it's done, but been he's been waiting for ages and no sign of him and grass is getting knocked down and it's needed. Told him I'd pick...
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    Crankshaft re grind

    who do you use? Old 474 has its out and is needing a tidy up, I messaged a couple of companies last week asking for a rough idea of price to do the job but never heard back from them.
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    Anyone been out there for a visit, worked there or are there farmers from Iceland on here? Thinking about the next mini adventure...
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    Cool stuff.

    Stuff seen on tinterweb that's not shocking enough to go in wtf
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    Dead weight price of tamworth pork?

    6 pigs left and want them away without the hassle of processing and finding a market for it, 10 month old, 65-75 kg dead weight appx. Slow grown rotovators. I've contacted a butcher who is keen on taking it. What would you charge per kg? I want reasonable money, but want them away...
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    Small flock of sheep

    Wanting to re home my 45 blackface/hebridean ewes and 11 pure (not registered Hebridean ewes) wild wee feckers, but are very healthy and don't seem to give up and die too easily. Make an offer...
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    Lathe, mills, drills, slotters, shapers and grinders (not angle grinders)

    Thought I'd start a thread for machine tool jobs. What you've been doing on your lathe, mill or drills, slot cutters and if anyone is lucky enough to have a surface/cylindrical grinder. Today's job (mine's on the right at the bottom) had to copy this wee shaft for a lads board edger. The...
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    Highland cattle ring feeders

    4 Ritchie highland ring feeders. 120 each.

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